a member of a Hindu people, a former ruling caste of N India
also sp. Raj′poot·
Origin of RajputHindi r?jp?t, prince from Sanskrit r?japutra from r?jan, king (see rajah) + putra, son from Indo-European base an unverified form pu-, small, child from source poultry
A member of any of several powerful Hindu landowning and military lineages inhabiting northern and central India.
Origin of RajputHindi rājpūt from Sanskrit rājaputrah king's son rājā king ; see raja . putrah son